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“23 Skidoo” (and Comment for a Cause)

This post is inspired by Shot@Life, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation. During the month of August–Blogust–31 bloggers are writing about moments that matter. For every comment on this post and the 30 other posts, Walgreens will donate a vaccine (up to 50,000 vaccines). A child dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease. We can change this […]

Report: IBM CEO Rometty becomes 3rd female Augusta National member

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Observers thought IBM CEO Virginia "Ginni" Rometty would be the first female member of Augusta National Golf Club. It had practically become tradition for the head of Big Blue to don a green jacket. But when the home of the Masters admitted...Show More Summary

Report: Third Female Member Joins Augusta

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Make it a threesome. Augusta National Golf Club has admitted another female member. Golf Digest's Sam Weinman reported: IBM CEO Virginia (Ginni) Rometty has joined Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as the third female member of the longtime home of the Masters, multiple sources have confirmed. Show More Summary

It's Already Back! Royal Melbourne Returns To Our Screens

Thanks to the folks at Augusta National and ESPN, Royal Melbourne

SportsCenter': John Buccigross loves the ESPN paycheck and free Disney passes

Zap2it: As an accomplished golfer, are there any courses you'd like to try that you haven't yet?John Buccigross: Top 5 would be Augusta (National in Georgia), Cypress Point (in Florida), St. Andrews (in Scotland), Chicago Golf Club and Royal County Down in Northern Ireland. Show More Summary

Another Senator Wants To Revoke Pro Sports Tax-Exempt Status

One can only imagine the Augusta National grill room chatter as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Steve Spurrier aced a hole at Augusta in 2008

He doesn't like to brag, though. Everyone knows South Carolina Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier is the model of humility. Just how humble is he, though? WAYYYYLLLLLL... 1 of 2 @ESPNMag says Steve Spurrier aced Augusta National's No. 7 during 2008 Masters week. Show More Summary

A look back at the 2006 British Open, when Tiger Woods outsmarted everyone

5 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Every major championship is unique. No matter the venue or the tournament, all major championships are played in tough conditions on tight golf courses with high rough and quick greens. Even the Masters, played at Augusta National each...Show More Summary

Mo Martin hits the shot of her life to set up an eagle on the 72nd hole to win the British Open

5 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

There are certain golf shots hit at major championships that don't need explaining. Sarazen at the 1935 Masters. Jack Nicklaus' 1-iron at Pebble Beach in '72. Tiger's chip on the 16th at Augusta National in 2005. Mo Martin's second shot on the 18th at Royal Birkdale should make that list. Show More Summary

Errie Ball, Welshman Who Played in First Masters, Dies at 103

5 months agoSports / Golf : On Par

Samuel Henry Ball, known since childhood as Errie, was the last survivor of the 72 players from the first Augusta National Invitational Tournament in 1934.

U.S. Open Insider: For Bubba, course is a lay up

Bubba Watson won the Masters by overpowering Augusta National with his length. But while some feel there are similarities with Augusta National because of the lack of rough at Pinehurst, Watson is going in with an entirely different - and possibly controversial - strategy.

Terrible political operation NOM acted terribly in Maine; must now pay, comply

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Despite its arrogant attempts to be, the National Organization For Marriage is not, in fact, above proper compliance and protocol. NOM and its leaders learned this yet again today: AUGUSTA –– The state ethics board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose...

Five quick questions with Rickie Fowler

7 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Rickie Fowler is one of the most recognizable faces on the PGA Tour, a 25-year-old with one career PGA Tour wins and a nice T-5 earlier this year at the Masters, his best finish ever at Augusta National. Fowler took some time to chat...Show More Summary

Is Augusta National a Left-Hander’s Paradise?

7 months agoSports / Golf : The Sand Trap

In recent years the Masters has been won an overwhelming amount by left handed golfers, I take a look at why the lefties are dominating.

Age Really Does Know No Limits in Golf

7 months agoSports / Golf : On Par

Billy Payne wore a smile as wide as the Augusta National fairways as he watched eight kids file out of the room with their trophies from the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on the Sunday before the Masters.

Rise & Fall: 1903

No nation rose so white and fair. None fell so pure of crime. — Confederate Monument inscription Augusta, Georgia, circa 1903. "Albion Hotel and Confederate Monument." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Players Championship hole locations for the second round at TPC Sawgrass

It does't have the profile of the Masters or Augusta National Golf Club, but The Players at TPC Sawgrass is the second biggest non-rotating golf event of the year. That annual re-orientation to one of the year's most memorable layouts has made many fans familiar with Pete Dye's design, and many holes are immediately identifiable. Show More Summary

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